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cyclone

noun [C] uk   /ˈsaɪ.kləʊn/ us    /-kloʊn/
a violent tropical storm or wind in which the air moves very fast in a circular direction
Translations of “cyclone”
in Korean 사이클론…
in Arabic إعصار…
in French cyclone…
in Turkish kasırga, hortum, siklon…
in Italian ciclone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旋風, 氣旋, 龍捲風…
in Russian циклон…
in Polish cyklon…
in Spanish ciclón…
in Portuguese ciclone…
in German der Zyklon…
in Catalan cicló…
in Japanese サイクロン(インド洋の熱帯低気圧)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旋风, 气旋, 龙卷风…
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